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Mod contemporary by major Austin architect asks $1.35M

Going bold with Baldridge in Bouldin Creek

Evening shot of a wooden deck outside a living room with two glass walls and a modern open living-dining-kitchen area inside.
1004 Jewell Street
Via Moreland Properties

You might know Austin’s award-winning Baldridge Architects for its work on low-key but eye-catching spaces such as Kimber Modern Soco, Milk + Honey Spa, or the recently opened Arrive East Austin hotel. The firm’s distinctive, mostly modern designs make for standout structures around town (and not just limited to the hospitality industry—it also restored and renovated St. Edward’s University’s Holy Cross Hall and designed, gratis, an open-air outdoor classroom for Casis Elementary’s organic garden program).

The firm designs equally bold residences, as well, of which this South Austin contemporary is but one example. Built in 2009, the two-story stucco home has a layout that maximizes flexibility as well as with indoor-outdoor interaction. Measuring 2,343 square feet, it has three bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms and includes a detached studio with its own bathroom, storage, and entrance—currently used for music and recording, it’s conveniently located across a leafy, inviting deck between it and the main house.

The main house features high ceilings, built-ins, hard-tile and wood floors, floor-to-ceiling window walls, and an upstairs deck. Wende Parks with Moreland Properties holds the listing.

Two-story contemporary stucco house exterior with gray brick driveway and one green wall.
Contemporary living area interior with wood floors, a breakfast bar and kitchen with red accents, and a dining table and chairs. Two of the walls are all glass.
Open study at top of stairs with long desk, chairs, and a glass surround with small horizontal windows on opposite wall.
Contemporary bedroom with white walls, wood floors, a floor-to-ceiling window, and smaller vertical window. There’s a bed against one wall and a modern Le Corbusier type chaise longue by the large window.
A bedroom with white walls, a wall-length contemporary floating set of drawers, a bed, a vertical window, and wood floors.
A contemporary bathroom with pale sage green tile walls, a soaker tub with a showerhead on the wall above it, with light rust/orange tiles on outside of tub and floor. There’s a sink and vanity with a concrete counter top and a horizontal window above the